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1. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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62 Metascore

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.

Writers: Robert Gordon, Daniel Handler | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Liam Aiken

2. Trouble with the Curve (2012)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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58 Metascore

An ailing baseball scout in his twilight years takes his daughter along for one last recruiting trip.

Writer: Randy Brown | Director: Robert Lorenz | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, John Goodman, Justin Timberlake

3. Her Best Move (2007)

G | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.7
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15 year-old soccer prodigy, Sara Davis, has a chance to join the U.S. National Team, but she must juggle high school, romance, sports, and parental pressure while deciding her own priorities.

Writers: Norm Hunter, Tony Vidal | Director: Norm Hunter | Stars: Daryl Sabara, Leah Pipes, Lisa Darr, Jhoanna Flores

4. Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

PG | 160 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

8.8
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Two conmen competing for the hand of a heiress get drawn into love - and into trying to save her from an evil criminal.

Writers: Rajkumar Santoshi, Dilip Shukla | Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor

5. Rudo y Cursi (2008)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.8
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67 Metascore

Two siblings rival each other inside the world of professional soccer.

Writer: Carlos Cuarón | Director: Carlos Cuarón | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Guillermo Francella, Dolores Heredia

6. Myra Breckinridge (1970)

X | 94 min | Comedy

4.2
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Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Before the drugged doctor begins Myron's operation, he counsels her. ... See full summary »

Writers: Gore Vidal, Michael Sarne, David Giler | Director: Michael Sarne | Stars: Mae West, John Huston, Raquel Welch, Rex Reed

7. Girl Model (2011)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Thriller

6.5
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67 Metascore

A documentary on the modeling industry's 'supply chain' between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S., told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies, and a 13-year-old model.

Directors: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin | Stars: Ashley Arbaugh, Rachel Blais, Tigran Khachatrian, Nadya Vall

8. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938)

Approved | 81 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Rebecca's Uncle Harry leaves her with Aunt Miranda who forbids her to associate with show people. But neighbor Anthony Kent is a talent scout who secretly set it up for her to broadcast.

Writers: Karl Tunberg, Don Ettlinger, Kate Douglas Wiggin | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Jack Haley, Gloria Stuart

9. Chasing Ghosts (I) (2014)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
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Lucas Simons, an 11 year-old filmmaker, is obsessed with death after the loss of his brother. When Lucas accidentally captures a mysterious presence in one of his films, he inadvertently ... See full summary »

Writer: Josh Chesler | Director: Joshua Shreve | Stars: Frances Conroy, Robyn Lively, W. Earl Brown, Tim Meadows

10. The Star Maker (1995)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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"Dottore" Joe Moretti travels round Sicily doing screen tests for the big Roman studios. He's a conman and takes money or favours for his efforts. Beata, a young illiterate convent girl ... See full summary »

Writers: Giuseppe Tornatore, Fabio Rinaudo | Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Tiziana Lodato, Franco Scaldati, Leopoldo Trieste

11. Variety Lights (1950)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.3
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A beautiful but ambitious young woman joins a traveling troupe of third-rate vaudevillians and inadvertently causes jealousy and emotional crises.

Writers: Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Tullio Pinelli | Directors: Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Peppino De Filippo, Carla Del Poggio, Giulietta Masina, John Kitzmiller

12. Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega (2001)

Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.2
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Prakash (Saif Ali Khan) is a handsome gold digger who thinks he has made it when he woos and subsequently marries Sapna (Sonali Bendre) , only daughter of a rich businessman Mr. Chopra (... See full summary »

Writer: Rajnish Thakur | Director: Eeshwar Nivas | Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Fardeen Khan, Aftab Shivdasani, Sonali Bendre

13. Deep Jaws (1976)

89 min | Comedy

5.5
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A bankrupt studio schemes the government to finance a sexploitation mermaids film. Casting couches thus join the already exploitive studio. Meanwhile, the Secretary of State arranges an affair with the studio head's buxom wife Henrietta.

Writers: Walt Davis, Charles Teitel, Manuel Conde | Director: Perry Dell | Stars: Sandy Carey, Byron Clark, Michael Darrin, Roxanne Brewer

14. Scoutman (2000)

114 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Mary (17) and Atsushi (20) elope and come to live in Tokyo from a nearby city. Soon after running out of money, they start looking for a job. Mari meets a girl named Kana who sells party ... See full summary »

Writer: Masato Ishioka | Director: Masato Ishioka | Stars: Miku Matsumoto, Hideo Nakaizumi, Yuka Fujimoto, Akihito Yoshiie

15. Star Dust (1940)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

6.7
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Carolyn Sayres gets a Hollywood contract from talent scout Brooke but is later rejected because she's too young. She falls in love with Bud Borden, another contractee who helps her to ... See full summary »

Writers: Kenneth Earl, Robert Ellis, Ivan Kahn, Helen Logan, Jesse Malo | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Linda Darnell, John Payne, Roland Young, Charlotte Greenwood

16. In Orange (2004)

90 min | Drama, Family, Music

6.6
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An 11 year old talented soccerplayer, Remco, has one big dream: to be selected for the national team under 12 years. His father Erik coaches him and everything seems to work out fine, until... See full summary »

Writer: Frank Ketelaar | Director: Joram Lürsen | Stars: Yannick van de Velde, Thomas Acda, Wendy van Dijk, Peter Blok

17. Abgefahren (2004)

86 min | Action, Comedy

4.4
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Writers: Axel Melzener, Jörn Precht, Frank Weiss | Director: Jakob Schäuffelen | Stars: Felicitas Woll, Sebastian Ströbel, Nina Tenge, Rebecca Mosselmann

18. Lost in a Harem (1944)

Passed | 89 min | Comedy

7.0
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Two bumbling magicians help a Middle Eastern prince regain his rightful throne from his despotic uncle.

Writers: Harry Ruskin, John Grant, Harry Crane | Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marilyn Maxwell, John Conte

19. Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Unscrupulous agent Rush makes singing waiter Clayton a big radio star while Peggy, who has lost her own radio show, helps Clayton.

Writers: Warren Duff, Harry Sauber, Paul Finder Moss, Jerry Wald | Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Dick Powell, Ginger Rogers, The Mills Brothers

20. City of Missing Girls (1941)

Passed | 74 min | Mystery

4.8
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Climaxing a long series of mysterious disappearances of young girls, dancer Thalia Arnold is found murdered. Police-detective Captain McVeigh believes that King Peterson, a nightclub ... See full summary »

Writers: Oliver Drake, George Rosener | Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: H.B. Warner, Astrid Allwyn, John Archer, Sarah Padden

21. Sunny Side of the Street (1951)

Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.3
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Ted Mason is a studio guide at CBS Television in Hollywood. His ambition is to get a break and become a headline singer such as 'Frankie Laine (I)', Toni Arden and Billy Daniels, who he ... See full summary »

Writers: Harold Conrad, Lee Loeb | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Frankie Laine, Billy Daniels, Terry Moore, Jerome Courtland

22. Mister Big (1943)

Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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At the Davis School of the Theatre, run by Jeremy Taswell, where teen-age kids study drama and the serious arts, instructors Johnny Hanley and Alice Taswell are in love. The students, ... See full summary »

Writers: Dorothy Bennett, Jack Pollexfen, Virginia Rooks | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Gloria Jean, Peggy Ryan, Robert Paige

23. A Wave, a WAC and a Marine (1944)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.9
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Henny, talent scout for the Margaret Ames Film Agency in Hollywood, mistakes Judy and Marian, the understudies, for Eileen and Betty, the real stars of a Broadway show and signs them up for... See full summary »

Writer: Hal Fimberg | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Elyse Knox, Ann Gillis, Sally Eilers, Richard Lane

24. The Merry Monahans (1944)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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Writers: Michael Fessier, Ernest Pagano | Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Peggy Ryan, Jack Oakie, Ann Blyth

25. Sunday Night at the Trocadero (1937)

Approved | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Music

4.7
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The Brian Sisters are also featured in this short.

Writer: John W. Krafft | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Reginald Denny, George Hamilton, Louis & Celeste, Connee Boswell

26. Swing Hostess (1944)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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Rags-to-riches-to-rags story features Benny Goodman vocalist Martha Tilton as an unemployed big band singer who takes a job as an operator at a jukebox company. After falling in love with a... See full summary »

Writers: Louise Rousseau, Gail Davenport | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Martha Tilton, Iris Adrian, Charles Collins, Cliff Nazarro

27. Cha-Cha-Cha Boom! (1956)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.0
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In this fictional film in which performers using their own name do fictional things with fictional people there is no one playing 'Self', but there is a record-company talent scout, Bill ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert E. Kent | Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Dámaso Pérez Prado, Mary Kaye, Jud Conlon, Helen Grayco

28. My Best Gal (1944)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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Kitty O'Hara (Jane Withers)has a good singing voice but will have nothing to do with trying to use it in the theatre or on the radio. She and her grandfather, Danny O'Hara (Frank Craven), ... See full summary »

Writers: Olive Cooper, Earl Felton, Richard Brooks | Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Jane Withers, Jimmy Lydon, Frank Craven, Fortunio Bonanova

29. Scatterbrain (1940)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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Eddie MacIntyre is a press agent, talent scout and right-hand man to J.R.Russell, Producer/Director of Perfection Pictures, is planning a scheme in which he will "plant" his girl friend, ... See full summary »

Writers: Val Burton, Jack Townley, Paul Conlan | Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Judy Canova, Alan Mowbray, Ruth Donnelly, Eddie Foy Jr.

30. Loretta (1994)

Drama

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Writer: Ricardo Lee | Director: Mel Chionglo | Stars: Ruffa Gutierrez, Gabby Concepcion, Jaclyn Jose, Rosemarie Gil

31. Square Dance Jubilee (1949)

Approved | 79 min | Musical, Western

3.5
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Two talent scouts for a New York-based country music TV show called "Square Dance Jubilee" are sent out West to get authentic western singing acts. They find what they're looking for, but also get mixed up in cattle rustling and murder.

Writers: William L. Nolte, Ron Ormond, Daniel B. Ullman | Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Mary Beth Hughes, Wally Vernon, Spade Cooley

32. The Old Homestead (1935)

Approved | 73 min | Musical, Romance, Western

6.5
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Wertheimer, a New York radio talent scout, shows up at Uncle Jed's barn dance having received numerous letters from Nancy Shackelford, the adopted daughter of Uncle Jed Shackelford, telling... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Darling | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Mary Carlisle, Lawrence Gray, Willard Robertson, Dorothy Lee

33. Forget Poverty and Live It Up! (1964)

89 min | Comedy

6.6
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Writers: Giorgos Economidis, Panos Glykofrydis | Director: Panos Glykofrydis | Stars: Thanasis Vengos, Andreas Douzos, Marion Siva, Dimitris Nikolaidis

34. Junction 88 (1947)

60 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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Small town lovers are aided by a visiting showman.

Writer: Augustus Smith | Director: George P. Quigley | Stars: Bob Howard, Dewey 'Pigmeat' Markham, Noble Sissle, Wyatt Clark

35. Glamour Girl (1948)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.0
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The marriage of Ray Royle (Jack Leonard) to recording company talent scout Lorraine (Virginia Grey) ends in divorce after she tries to dictate both his personal and professional life. Her ... See full summary »

Writers: M. Coates Webster, Lee Gold | Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Gene Krupa and His Orchestra, Gene Krupa, Virginia Grey, Michael Duane

36. Santa Fe Rides (1937)

Approved | 58 min | Music, Romance, Western

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The Transcontinental Broadcasting Company sends a sound truck and equipment to a ranch to obtain an audition from "Santa Fe" Evans and his musical cowboys (Oscar Gahan, Lloyd Perryman, ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Gibson, Forrest Sheldon | Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Bob Custer, Eleanor Stewart, Ed Cassidy, David Sharpe

37. Hit and Run (1924)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

5.4
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"Swat" Anderson (Hoot Gibson) is a cowboy who plays on the town's baseball team and can hit the ball so far they have to send a man on horseback to retrieve it. It isn't long before a major... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Sedgwick, Raymond L. Schrock | Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Marion Harlan, Cyril Ring, Harold Goodwin

38. Talent Scout (1937)

Approved | 62 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Writers: George Bilson, William Jacobs | Director: William Clemens | Stars: Donald Woods, Jeanne Madden, Fred Lawrence, Rosalind Marquis

39. Nothing But the Tooth (1933)

21 min | Short, Comedy

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Writers: Alan Wood, Glen Lambert | Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Jack Haley, Mildred Van Dorn, Geoffrey Bryant, Chester Clute

40. Stage a Number (1952–1953)

Comedy, Family, Music

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A live prime-time talent showcase for aspiring writers, dancers, choreographers, actors, singers, and other performers and backstage people. A celebrity panel chose two favorite ... See full summary »

Star: Bill Wendell

41. Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil (1959–1962)
Episode: Davey Cricket/Strange Objects/The Capture of Tear-a-Long the Dotted Lion

Animation, Comedy, Family

Davey Cricket Pie-N-Ear Pictures is offering $100,000 to anyone who can bring back Davey Cricket - the coonskin-capped... See full synopsis »

42. House M.D. (2004–2012)
Episode: Moving the Chains (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.3
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House and the team rush to treat an ailing college football star in time for the patient to compete in NFL tryouts. But when the patient experiences an onslaught of varied and unusual ... See full summary »

Writers: David Shore, Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner | Director: David Straiton | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

43. It's a Great Life (1954–1956)
Episode: Screen Test (1956)

Comedy

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Denny and Steve inflict themselves on a Hollywood talent scout.

Stars: Michael O'Shea, William Bishop, James Dunn, Frances Bavier

44. The Frank Sinatra Show (1957–1960)
Episode: Take Me to Hollywood (1957)

30 min | Drama, Music

3.1
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A talent scout assigned to turn an inexperienced actress into a polished performer finds himself falling in love with his pupil.

Director: Richard Dunlap | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Celia Lovsky, Maurice Manson, Nelson Riddle

45. I Married Joan (1952–1955)
Episode: Talent Scout (1953)

Comedy

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Joan is tricked by a couple of con men pretending to be talent scouts and finds herself filming a movie scene where a jungle girl costume sharing screen time with a scene-stealing ... See full summary »

Director: Ezra Stone | Stars: Joan Davis, Jim Backus, Geraldine Carr, Sandra Gould

46. Animaniacs (1993–1998)
Episode: Testimonials/Babblin' Bijou/Potty Emergency/Sir Yaksalot (1993)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.9
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The Warners wreak havoc at the movie theatre in a black and white cartoon from the 1930s. Then, Wakko has a "Potty Emergency" as he races against time and nature to find a bathroom.

Writers: Peter Hastings, Nicholas Hollander, John P. McCann, Tom Minton, Deanna Oliver, Randy Rogel, Tom Ruegger, Paul Rugg, Sherri Stoner | Directors: Barry Caldwell, Jeff DeGrandis, Rusty Mills | Stars: Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, Maurice LaMarche

47. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
Episode: The Gang Broke Dee (2013)

TV-MA | Comedy

8.8
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Dennis actually fears that Dee really has hit rock bottom. With Frank's help, the gang comes up with an elaborate plan to cheer Dee up, or did they?

Creator: Rob McElhenney | Director: Richie Keen | Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

48. That's So Raven (2003–2007)
Episode: The Road to Audition (2004)

TV-G | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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Following one of her visions, Raven and her friends find out that a scout from "Undercover Superstar"(an American Idol-type show) is looking for new talent at Bayside High School, and can't... See full summary »

Creators: Susan Sherman, Michael Poryes | Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Raven-Symoné, Orlando Brown, Kyle Massey, Anneliese van der Pol